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    14 Things That You Didn't Know About Celiac Disease

    Because celiac disease is NOT a fad

    1. Celiac Disease is an Autoimmune Disease

    2. There Are Over 300 Known Symptoms of Celiac Disease

    3. Digestive Symptoms Are NOT the Only Symptoms of Celiac Disease

    4. More People Have Celiac Disease Than Crohns, Colitis, and Cystic Fibrosis Combined

    5. Celiac Disease is Hereditary

    6. Left Untreated, Celiac Disease Can Lead to Additional Serious Health Problems

    7. Many People with Celiac Disease Report Having "Brain Fog"

    8. 83% of Americans with Celiac Disease Are Still Suffering Without a Diagnosis

    9. The Later the Age of Diagnosis, the Greater the Chance of Developing Another Autoimmune Disorder

    10. It is Estimated That Up to 20% of People Diagnosed With Celiac Disease Have Persistent Symptoms While on a Gluten-Free Diet

    11. Consuming the Smallest Amount of Gluten Can Make a Person With Celiac Disease Very Ill

    12. Commonly, People With Celiac Disease Experience Several Nutritional Deficiencies

    13. 15-25% of People With Celiac Disease Are Also Affected by Dermatitis Herpetiformis

    14. Celiac Disease Foundation Drives Diagnosis and Treatment of Celiac Disease Through Advocacy, Education, and Advancing Research to Improve the Quality of Life for All People Affected by Gluten-Related Disorders